Greater Glider (Petauroides volans) - Wiki
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The Greater Glider (Petauroides volans) is a large gliding possum found in Australia. It is not, in fact, closely related to the lesser gliding possums but instead to the Lemur-like Ringtail Possum (Hemibelideus lemuroides), with which it shares the subfamily Hemibelideinae.
The Greater Glider is roughly the size of a cat and is a nocturnal and solitary herbivore feeding mostly on Eucalyptus leaves and buds. Like its relative the Lemur-like Ringtail, the Greater Glider is found in two forms: a sooty brown form, or a grey-to-white form.
The Greater Glider is found in wet sclerophyll forest from Mossman, Queensland, to Daylesford, Victoria. A single young is born after mating (which occurs from March to June), which leaves the pouch at four months of age, and is independent at nine months.
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